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North Philadelphia native Robert Rihmeek Williams has been on probation for 11 years — a seemingly endless, telescoping sentence that has dogged him throughout his ascendancy as Meek Mill, the chart-topping rapper and, lately, activist for criminal justice reform. Now, while still under the weight of Pennsylvania’s unusually onerous probation laws — which, unlike most […]

Nathan Byrd, 9, challenged a teacher who said Martin Luther King killed himself. His father, Bill Byrd, joined Solomon for an exclusive interview to recount the story and talk about what’s next.

There was a celebratory feel to Larry Krasner’s inauguration as Philadelphia’s new district attorney, because, as Krasner phrased it, his ascension to the office was the culmination of a movement. It was a movement led by the disenfranchised, a movement stoked by activists, a movement that succeeded thanks to votes cast by people of color […]

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced that the four prison guards who were allegedly tied to Darren Rainey’s death won’t face any charges.

https://www.facebook.com/mlive/videos/10155122540633896/ A 50-year old Detroit man, who admitted to killing all four of ex-girlfriend’s children, had to face her in court on Wednesday. According to M Live, Gregory Green killed 5-year-old Koi Green, 4-year-old Kaleigh Green, 19-year-old Chadney Allen and 17-year-old Kara Allen by gassing them with carbon monoxide in a Toyota parked in the driveway of […]

Plus, the Justice Department forbids the use of private prisons in the U.S and Chicago police chief recommends firing the 7 officers involved in falsifying reports in the Laquan McDonald shooting case.

Actor Michael Jace has finally reached the end of his trial and received his prison sentence on Friday.

Davontae Sanford, 23, who served close to nine years in prison for a quadruple homicide, left prison in Ionia, Michigan, Wednesday.

Inmates and staff at two Michigan prisons -- the Pugsley Correctional Facility and the Oaks Correctional Facility -- were able to gather nearly 30,000 bottles of water during a 30 day contest to see who could collect the most for students dealing with the ongoing water crisis in Flint.

An amended lawsuit has been filed against a Pennsylvania prison and its medical personnel for refusing Hepatitis C treatment to political prisoner and former Black…

The family of Sandra Bland has taken matters into their own hands regarding the 28-year-old’s alleged suicide in a Texas jail cell. According to NBC…

A week after the White House announced the president would commute sentences for dozens of non-violent drug offenders this summer, Barack Obama made good on the…